2006. November - 2007.g. January
Contemporary Latvian painting
Part of the collection from annual art exhibition Autumn 2006 organized by Latvian Union of Artists in Riga has been exposed in the gallery Manss in Jekabpils. It is not a mechanic transference from the capital city to Jekabpils paintings had been evaluated and selected before according to the criteriors for the gallery. The paintings of many popular artists have been added to the exhibition.
The annual art exhibitionAutumnhas caused a wide discussion among viewers and professionals.It is worth mentioning that this exhibition is an exhibition with different traditions, it reflects traditional art processes in Latvia therefore paintings, graphics and sculpture dominate there.
The exhibition was tutored by young trustees Inguna Gegere, Elina Hermansone, Daina Auzina and Santa Mazika.The exhibition took place in the Latvian Railway museum.
72 paintings are being exposed in the exhibition Delimited transference in November and December in Jekabpils.
All painters and students of Art Academy could take part in this exhibition. The paintings must have been created in last two years. Artists of different generations and regions of Latvia have met at the exhibition.Among participants are old masters such as Jazeps Pigoznis, Biruta Baumane, Biruta Delle, middle-aged artists, as well as young generation Liva Rutmane, Laura Kovalevska, Jana Brike, Gatis Pipkalejs, Janis Purcens, Patricija Brekte, Karlis Vitols, Liga Pinne, Diana Adamaite, Liga Kempe and others.
However, the painting has a dominant position, the art objects by Ivo and Mairita Folkmani, Liga Cible give interesting accents.
Young painter Daiga Kruze with the painting Pressure has been nominated as the laureate of the exhibition. The painter Maris Ruskulis with the work XXX has been prized by art magazine Studija.The painter Kristiana Brekte has been also appreciated by the magazine Studija but the painter Maija Berzina with a work Ropazihas been awarded by the publishing house Neputns.
The aim of the exhibition was to show art situation in Latvia nowadays.Annual exhibition Autumn allowes the viewers to get a total view of the art in Latvia.
In pictures: tutors of the exhibiton Autumn 2006 in gallery Manss in Jekabpils